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News in Review - September 2017 Cod Moratorium: 25 Years On

When the Canadian government shut down Newfoundland's northern cod fishing industry in 1992 there was an angry outcry. Up until then, fishermen scooped up to 600,000 tonnes of the fish out of the sea every year. But the seas were about to be fished dry – and cod as a species would disappear. CBC's Reg Sherren returns to Newfoundland 25 ...
  • 2017
  • 00:15:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/26/2017

Firsthand The Oka Legacy

The Oka Legacy is a POV documentary that explores how the Oka Crisis has transformed contemporary Indigenous identity in Canada. Through Mohawk filmmaker Sonia Bonspille Boileau’s own personal journey, The Oka Legacy retraces the events that took place in her hometown in 1990 by talking with people who lived through the events firsthand, like Clifton Nicholas and Waneek Horn Miller, as well as ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/01/2015

News in Review - December 1990 The Meech Lake Special

This 1990 fall special covers three important time periods and explores chronologically the events leading to the failure of the Meech Lake Accord. The Roots of Meech covers the years 1759-1968. The second period, The Trudeau Years, takes us through 1968-1984, and the final segment, The Key Players, brings us to June 24, 1990, the day the Accord died. Archival ...
  • 1990
  • 00:55:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/26/2014

News in Review - September 1990 Oka

Canada’s summer peace was exploded in Oka (Kanesatake) and Chateaugay (Kahnawake) as armed Mohawk Warriors confronted first the Quebec provincial police and then the Canadian Armed Forces. The conflict quickly escalated from one in which the Mohawks attempted to prevent the expansion of a golf course into their territory to one of diametrically opposed views of law, land and rights.
  • 1990
  • 00:14:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/25/2014

Focus North Oka Summary

Beginning with a historical review of native land claims going back to the 18th century, this program includes political analysis and commentary from various sources, including Joanne Barnaby, executive director of the Dene Cultural Institute. It concludes with a profile on Jenny Jack, a Tlingit woman from B.C. who went to fight alongside the warriors at Oka.
  • 1990
  • 00:30:32
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/18/2013

News in Review - September 2012 Cod Moratorium 20 Years Later

July 2012 marked the 20th anniversary of a government-imposed moratorium on Newfoundland’s northern cod fishery. The action, taken by the federal Conservative government of Brian Mulroney, put 40,000 people out of work in Newfoundland and devastated hundreds of communities that depended on fishing as their primary industry.
  • 2012
  • 00:15:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2012

News in Review - March 1997 The Airbus Affair: Apology Accepted

The official apology by Canada’s Justice Department to Brian Mulroney is the starting point for examining the legal and ethical issues surrounding the investigation.
  • 1997
  • 00:15:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1997

News in Review - February 1994 NAFTA: Going Continental

This News in Review report on free trade between Canada, the United States and Mexico examines the social and economic implications of the deal now that it has been formally passed in all three countries.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

News in Review - September 1993 Election '93

This report summarizes the issues and the individuals prominent in the election in which Prime Minister Kim Campbell takes her mandate to the electorate.
  • 1993
  • 00:06:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1993

News in Review - November 1992 Canada Votes No

In this report, we trace the referendum campaign from its beginning to the events of the days immediately following the rejection of the Charlottetown Accord.
  • 1992
  • 00:18:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1992

News in Review - October 1992 Yes or No: Canada Votes on its Future

In this report, we trace the events that led to the agreement of prime ministers on a new constitution for Canada, and we examine the contents and key issues on which the historic referendum are based.
  • 1992
  • 00:17:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1992

News in Review - September 1992 Canada, the United States, and Mexico: A New Trade Deal

This story traces the events leading to the historic signing of the free trade agreement between the three countries and examines its economic and social impact.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

News in Review - April 1991 Free Trade: Canada, the United States and Mexico

A review of the Canada-U.S. free trade agreement is the starting point for examining the proposed free trade agreement with Mexico. The economies of the three countries are contrasted.
  • 1991
  • 00:15:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1991

News in Review - December 1990 The Clean Air Act

Will the Clean Air Act passed in the U.S. have a significant impact on the Canadian environment and economy?
  • 1990
  • 00:13:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1990

News in Review - November 1990 The Senate and the GST

The Senate's reaction to the GST and the struggle by Liberal senators to stop its passage form the backdrop for exploring the role of the Senate and the impact on Canadians.
  • 1990
  • 00:13:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1990

News in Review - October 1990 After Meech Failed

The events from the day the Meech Lake Accord failed to the rise of the Bloc Québecois provide an important introduction to our Meech Lake special.
  • 1990
  • 00:14:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1990